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Winning Without War 
Text  Woodside, Wilson, Winning Without War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 7 Feb 1952, 229-240  Recalling when the tide turned in Europe in 1948. The tide turning in Asia in 1950 and 1951; events that caused that turning. Providing some counter-weight to Russia. American armed strength; ready for what? The Soviet line; what the Soviets want. A shifting balance as Western rearmament is...
Can the Scientist Win the Peace? 
Text  Alcock, Dr. Norman Z., Can the Scientist Win the Peace?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 8 Feb 1962, 162-172  Three questions, to which the speaker hopes to provide convincing answers. "Is it generally recognized that war is now obsolete?; Can the scientists win the peace?; Is there still time?" A detailed discussion follows. Some of the topics covered include the following. Evidence to support the theory...
Conclusions As To The Future 
Text  Mann, Major-General C. Churchill, Conclusions As To The Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 28 Apr 1949, 341-354  A presentation of the principal factors which will influence the course of events for the next decade in our relations with Russia, and the drawing of clear, concise, and unmistakable conclusions. The speaker has organized his presentation under the following headings, with a brief elaboration...
Conflicts of Doctrines in Europe 
Text  Masaryk, Jan, Conflicts of Doctrines in Europe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 23 Feb 1939, 256-269  Ladies Day. Dispelling certain rather unintelligent talk that has been going around about Europe in general, and England especially, as being down and out. England as a very vigorous democracy. The co-operation of Great Britain and America as necessary, i.e., the intellectual, the ethical and the...
Empire Relations 
Text  Cobham, Viscount, Empire Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 19 Nov 1936, 103-111  Empire relations in the broadest sense. The Empire overseas very largely misunderstood until a politician of singular vision, Mr. Joseph Chamberlain, first began to develop the idea of the great family of nations which forms the British Empire. The great shock of the first World War. After the...
Spain--Its Internal Issues and Repercussions As Affecting the British Empire 
Text  MacNamara, Lieut-Colonel J.R.J., Spain--Its Internal Issues and Repercussions As Affecting the British Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 26 Jan 1939, 200-213  How much the Spanish issue, both internal and external, has affected the whole world. The Spanish struggle going right back into medieval history. Now watching the spectacle of an old Spain turning into a modern state, going through hundreds of years of history in the course of one man's lifetime,...
Roads to the Future 
Text  Dafoe, John W., Roads to the Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 30 Jan 1936, 209-220  Man's ideas about the future and about the past. Now disillusioned and fearful of the chaotic conditions of the present, looking forward with desire and perhaps some measure of expectation to the future. Faith that the improvement will come gratuitously, but the future will be what we make it....
Germany Prepares for Conquest 
Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., Germany Prepares for Conquest, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 31 Oct 1935, 75-91  Living through one of the greatest, one of the most far-reaching events in the history of the world. The next few weeks to decide whether the principal of collective enforcement of peace, which was the dream of those who signed the Treaty of Versailles is to become a reality, or whether we are to...
Frontiers of Hope and Despair 
Text  van Paassen, Pierre, Frontiers of Hope and Despair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 29 Mar 1934, 527-540  Instances and experiences told by the speaker to illustrate the militarization of the European Continent, and the masses of hungry and destitute people he has seen. The change in Europe since 1933. Consequences of the Treaty of Versailles. The situation in Germany. An examination of how Hitler...
Munitions 
Text  Nye, Senator, Munitions, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 15 Nov 1934, 118-136  The danger of war today greater than it was 30 days before the World War. Contemplating what we might do today in these distressing, depressing times, if we had what four years of war cost this world, with figures. Going forward even in these days of bankruptcy and unbalanced budgets, spending...
What Is The Cause of War? 
Text  Strachey, John, What Is The Cause of War?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 24 Jan 1935, 216-228  The causes of modern war, I.e., what seems to have caused the last war and what the speaker is bound to say seems so very rapidly to be about to case the next war, or is causing the astonishing preparations for a new armed conflict. The world in a state of very great tension. Getting very near...
Peace Among the Nations 
Text  Logan, Honourable M.M., Peace Among the Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 28 Feb 1930, 80-89  The biggest problem in the world today the working out of plans that will ensure peace, permanent and honourable peace, among the nations. Canada and the United States as living examples of peace. A discussion of war and peace. No resort to war at the zenith of civilization. Society imperfect as...
War and Empire 
Text  Willison, Sir John, War and Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 2 Apr 1914, 182-190  Comments about imperialism, about war, about human nature. The truth now as always, that peace comes by power and not by preaching. The Asquith Government in Great Britain as the most radical and the most peace loving government that ever has held office in the Old Country. Pledges with which this...
The Gospel of Peace 
Text  Harper, Dr. J.M., The Gospel of Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 6 May 1915, 197-207  The need for the war that is on in Europe at the present moment to be fought out to a finish with the Hohenzollerns of Germany. The need to deal with the militant marauders of Germany as were the pirates and ruthless iconoclasts of old. Taking up the plea for some arrangement that may be made to...
Leviathan or Post-War Trends in Government and Business 
Text  Lougheed, W.F., Leviathan or Post-War Trends in Government and Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 23 Oct 1947, 72-81  Shifting from a war-time to a peace-time footing. A presentation of what appears to be "one of two current political-economic conflicts--conflicts which must be resolved before we are to achieve the peace and prosperity so confidently referred to during the latter years of war, and so wistfully...
From the Heart of Things 
Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, From the Heart of Things, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 9 Sep 1937, 15-28  London as the heart-beat of the world. The situation in Europe taking a sinister and serious turn. A brief look at the history of Europe; the Treaty of Versailles; the League of Nations. The collapse of democracy in Europe and the rise of Hitler. How the situation created Hitler. Events that led...
A New Overseas Problem 
Text  Tory, Dr. Henry Marshall, A New Overseas Problem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 8 Nov 1917, 14-24  What may be done to assist our soldiers overseas through an educational programme. The speaker, sent overseas by the Y.M.C.A. for a close and intimate study of this question. The speaker's experience and findings. Reasons the speaker found that such a programme might be successful. A plan, divided...
Experiences at the Front 
Text  Peat, Private, Experiences at the Front, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 May 1918, 235-240  Assuring "you fathers and brothers and cousins of those who are right now demonstrating the fact that chivalry and honor and nobility of character are in no sense dead, that no man can pass through such experiences without benefit to his soul qualities." The hellish conditions created by the...
Would A Russo-Japanese War Be Another World War? 
Text  Lattimore, Owen, Would A Russo-Japanese War Be Another World War?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 22 Mar 1934, 499-512  A comparison of the present situation in the Far East with the situation in Europe in 1914. A situation now in the Far East which is much less clear. Canada's, like America's interest in the question of collective guarantees of world peace and the extending of international compacts for the...
A Personal Confession of Faith 
Text  Brittain, Miss Vera, A Personal Confession of Faith, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 30 Oct 1934, 81-98  The difficulty of talking in an impersonal way about one's own work and one's own views. What the speaker's book, "Testament of Youth" is all about. The book as an autobiography, not a novel. The impact of war on four young people. A synopsis of the events in the book. The literary work into which...
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